Sealing the gaps
Epithelial cells surrounding a non-adherent gap exert directional forces to enhance purse-string contraction mediated closure.
Superresolution imaging of E-cadherin
A/Profs Ronen Zaidel-Bar and Tony Kanchanawong and MBI grad student Wu Yao use superresolution microscopy to image the nanoscale building blocks of adherens junctions.
Epithelial tube contraction
A/Prof Ronen Zaidel-Bar and MBI graduate student Pei Yi Tan identify a novel mechanosensitve regulation of epithelial tube contraction
Unlocking the complexity of cell adhesion
A/Prof Zaidel-Bar reveals the complexity of E-cadherin regulation
Nobel Science Camp students visit MBI
51 students aged 13 to 18 years tour MBI labs as part of the inaugural Nobel Science Camp, organized by the NUS High School.
Major advances in mechanobiology reviewed
New review on Mechanobiology published by Prof Sheetz in Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology